Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

15/7/2009

Data Helps Descendants of Slaves Reclaim History

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The end of slavery meant a kind of beginning for the family histories of many African-Americans: for the first time, the enslaved people’s identities and family connections became part of a public record. And the huge task of recording that data fell to the federal Freedmen’s Bureau. for more click here

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